(HALIFAX, N.S.) Dalhouse Tigers women's volleyball player Emma Ciprick and UNB Varsity Reds men's basketball player Javon Masters have been named the Subway AUS Athletes of the Week for their respective performances for this past week.
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Emma Ciprick
University: Dalhousie University
Sport: Women’s Volleyball
Hometown: Binscarth, Man.
Year of eligibility: Fourth
Academic program: Kinesiology
Emma Ciprick from the Dalhousie Tigers women’s volleyball team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport female athlete of the week for the week ending March 4, 2018.
A fourth-year kinesiology student from Binscarth, Man., Ciprick was named MVP of the Subway AUS Women’s Volleyball Championship hosted this past weekend by Memorial University.
Ciprick led the Tigers to their sixth straight conference title with eight kills, 17 digs and two service aces for 12.0 total points in the Tigers’ 3-0 win over the Memorial Sea-Hawks in Friday night’s semifinal.
In Saturday’s 3-2 championship win over the Acadia Axewomen, she recorded a match-high 13 kills and added 13 digs and two aces for 13.5 total points.
MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Name: Javon Masters
School: University of New Brunswick
Sport: Men’s Basketball
Hometown: Kitchener, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Fifth
Academic program: BA
Javon Masters of the UNB Varsity Reds men’s basketball team is the Subway Atlantic University Sport male athlete of the week for the week ending March 4, 2018.
The fifth-year guard from Kitchener, Ont. was named the AUS conference MVP for the third time in his career heading into the Subway AUS Men’s Basketball Championship at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S. He was also named an AUS first team all-star for the fifth consecutive year.
In Saturday’s championship semifinal, Masters was named Subway Player of the Game after scoring 20 points and adding nine assists, three rebounds and three steals in UNB’s 96-83 win over the Memorial Sea-Hawks.
In Sunday’s championship final, the Varsity Reds down the StFX X-Men 84-81 to capture UNB’s first conference title since 1967.
Masters was named championship MVP after finishing with 28 points, eight rebounds and four assists. He was also named a tournament all-star.